The BEST episodes of Police Interceptors

Every episode of Police Interceptors ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Police Interceptors!

Documentary series profiling the work of a high-speed police interception units. Led by specially trained officers and equipped with the fastest vehicles in the force - the Mitsubishi Evo, and Subaru Impreza (in conjunction with unmarked vehicles and air support from a £3.4m Eurocopter). The team tackles the most difficult-to-catch criminals on a daily basis as well as Essex's most unpopular nuisances: the boy racers.

Last Updated: 2/17/2024Network: Channel 5Status: Continuing
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Episode 6
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/13/2008

In the final instalment, a BMW driver with a suspect package risks his life to escape the police; and the interceptors uncover the hideout of a gang of prolific robbers.

Directors: Graeme Thomson
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Episode 5
star
10.00
1 votes

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/6/2008

In this instalment, a criminal in a Lexus flees the interceptors but regrets his actions when his luxury car ends up a total wreck. Elsewhere, an Essex girl’s car grabs the cops’ attention; and one of the interceptors’ Mitsubishi Evos takes a battering.

Directors: Peter Minns
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Episode 6
star
10.00
1 votes

#3 - Episode 6

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/3/2014

Dog handler Jon is forced to wrestle with a drunken man, Dan has an early-morning meeting with a drink-driver and a wine-loving shoplifter gets his just deserts. Meanwhile, Mark pulls over a juggernaut in jeopardy.

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Episode 1
star
9.91
32 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/13/2011

A drunk driver leads the interceptors on a merry-go-round. The team joins forces with the chopper to track down a wanted criminal on a motorbike, and a young driver crashes straight into an unmarked police car.

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Episode 10
star
9.27
48 votes

#5 - Episode 10

Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/7/2016

Hoppsy goes after a disqualified motorist who hurdles two fences in his attempts to get away, Damo deploys a stinger in a bid to stop a drunk driver and Kev solves the mystery of a car abandoned in a field. Plus, Spike deals with a drug driver with a mouthy girlfriend and Lee has a strange weekend involving a burning car, two inebriated men and a large garden gnome

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Episode 3
star
9.25
4 votes

#6 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/23/2008

Armed with outrageously fast cars and the very latest kit, the police interceptors are the new kids on the block in the fight against crime – and they are getting results fast. The government is spending serious money on cutting-edge technology and hand-picked, highly trained officers. Using Essex as a test bed, they have created the hardest-hitting police unit in the country.

Directors: Peter Minns
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Smash & Grab
star
9.16
45 votes

#7 - Smash & Grab

Season 11 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/6/2017

Ortis Deley joins an elite team of police officers in Cheshire, as they embark on a dangerous drug raid. Rick Edwards follows officers as they embark on a high-speed pursuit of a runaway driver. Plus, officers in Durham investigating a car theft ring discover where a huge collection of stolen vehicles has been stored

Drugs Bust
star
9.02
50 votes

#8 - Drugs Bust

Season 11 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/31/2016

Kev Slater takes drastic action to stop a vehicle the cops suspect has class A drugs on board, a nasty Street fight leads to a taster being drawn, and Mark Shepherd has his work cut out when a late night pursuit heads off-road.

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Episode 4
star
9.00
3 votes

#9 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/30/2008

In this instalment, police chase an escaped prisoner down a dual carriageway; a stolen van carves a chaotic course through suburban streets; and the interceptor chopper joins the hunt for an armed robber.Elsewhere, the Air Support Unit harnesses its multi-million pound chopper to search for an armed robber in a late-night scramble.

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Episode 9
star
9.00
2 votes

#10 - Episode 9

Season 14 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/9/2018

Dog handler Chris Lambert is hot in pursuit of a stolen Range Rover desperate to escape, but when it finally crashes, the interceptors are forced to play a game of guess the driver. A simple lock up turns into a grappling match, with Pete Tate and Spike going the distance and drawing their pepper spray. Jimmy Grieves tracks down a slippery suspect who not only tries to use his abusive wit, he also decides to spit, and Spike is on the hunt for an old adversary who previously gave Kev Salter the slip. Plus, Mo Rashad and police dog, Max, corner a violent thief who’s been wandering the streets armed with a broken bottle.

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Episode 2
star
8.92
52 votes

#11 - Episode 2

Season 11 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/12/2016

Jacko leads the firearms squad against a man believed to own numerous weapons, a runaway rains roof tiles onto interceptors from the top of a building and a suspected car thief gives Dicko the slip before running straight into Paul.

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Episode 10
star
8.67
3 votes

#12 - Episode 10

Season 14 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/16/2018

Chris and the team are in pursuit of a stolen Mazda M3, but the driver disappears into an industrial area and tracker dog Ronny tries to track down the villain. Meanwhile, a routine stop and search takes a dangerous turn for Jimmy, and Liam helps take down a banned driver who causes carnage at a red light.

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Episode 7
star
8.63
8 votes

#13 - Episode 7

Season 13 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/8/2018

A door knock arrest snowballs into a fire-arms stand-off for Damo, Spike uncovers a stash of cannabis stored with lethal shotguns, police dog Ronnie lands right on top of a wanted man, and Ben legs it after a runaway driver.

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Episode 5
star
8.51
41 votes

#14 - Episode 5

Season 12 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/24/2017

Jim heads up a raid for a suspected drug dealer, Dan and Gordy respond to reports of an alleyway attack, and Jon goes on the hunt for a serial frugal driver.

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Episode 10
star
8.50
2 votes

#15 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/13/2010

Biggers and Andy track down a suspected drug runner on the M25. Emily and Grant join forces with Ofcom to raid an illegal pirate radio station. The new Evo 10 goes down a storm with thousands of boy racers at the national car cruise.

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Episode 9
star
8.50
4 votes

#16 - Episode 9

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/24/2014

This week, Rich and the Operational Support Unit sidestep a guard dog when they carry out a drugs raid on a farm, a young driver thinks he can pull a fast one by impersonating his brother, Barry finds himself dealing with an irate night clubber and Craggy has an early morning encounter with a polecat. Jon becomes Lincolnshire’s answer to Sherlock Holmes as he unravels a case of multiple burglaries, the hunt is on for a crazed bodybuilder who is desperate for a fight and it is a case of Deja-vu for Dan as he deals with a familiar face twice on the same shift.

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Episode 12
star
8.45
38 votes

#17 - Episode 12

Season 12 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/19/2017

Sean uses the big red key to give a drug dealer a door knock he won't forget, and Jenno gets a face full of pepper spray.

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Episode 2
star
8.40
5 votes

#18 - Episode 2

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/3/2014

This week, Jon puts his body on the line as he tackles a drunken yob in a domestic dispute; a moonlighting pizza delivery driver is apprehended after taking fast food to the extreme, and Martin turns detective to catch a drink-driver who thinks that she can get one over on the interceptors. Elsewhere, a speeding driver causes chaos after crashing into a gas main, Doug gets to grips with a wanted burglar and the hunt is on for Lincoln’s answer to Harry Houdini. Finally, one young man caught in possession of cannabis discovers that there are worse fates than being collared by the police, when his irate father turns up at the scene while he is being cautioned.

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Episode 17
star
8.40
5 votes

#19 - Episode 17

Season 22 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/4/2023

A runaway car speeds through the Nottinghamshire countryside, a routine stop turns nasty, and an artist in a rush is clocked speeding at more than 100mph

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Episode 1
star
8.36
50 votes

#20 - Episode 1

Season 12 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/20/2017

Tom tries to pull over a suspected petrol thief who is unwilling to stop, Mike corners a criminal in a text-book manoeuvre and Jim deals with someone who can't control his tongue or his bladder.

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Episode 2
star
8.36
14 votes

#21 - Episode 2

Season 18 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/19/2020

A member of the public knocks out a burglar.

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Episode 11
star
8.33
6 votes

#22 - Episode 11

Season 13 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/5/2018

Jacko is hot on the heels of a speeding car that is crashing into vehicles and causing carnage, while officers raid a cannabis farm hidden behind the facade of an abandoned restaurant. Spike and Richie run across fields in pursuit of a suspected drug dealer, while police dog Shadow sniffs out some stolen goods.

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Family Matters
star
8.32
47 votes

#23 - Family Matters

Season 13 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/11/2017

The return of the documentary following the work of high-speed police interception units, this time riding along with officers from the Durham, Cleveland and Cheshire forces. In the first edition, handler Liam and his trusty sniffer dog Louis are called in to help officers who have collared a man attempting to make a break for it from a suspected stolen car, and are later asked to assist in tracking down a burglar, and solve the mystery of a young driver who claims to have been coerced into breaking the law by a family member. (1/12)

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Episode 7
star
8.30
10 votes

#24 - Episode 7

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/2/2015

The team are outnumbered and outmuscled when they stop a coach-load of cage fighters following an anonymous tip off that there may be drugs on board. A suspected wheel thief kicks off on the carriageway. When Interceptors Kev and Andy pull over a Peugeot, the occupants are in no mood to hang around. Finally, a drunk dices with death as he walks the wrong way up the middle of the busy A19

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Episode 3
star
8.29
7 votes

#25 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/2/2015

Dan Brigginshaw is kept on his toes when a suspect does a runner, a routine vehicle check turns into a drug bust for Suzie Ranyard, and Barry Peach has his hands full when a group of Scottish revellers clash with bouncers in Skegness. Elsewhere, Jim Woolerton and Jason Baxter catch out a rookie rider who is breaking the law.

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